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Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Identity

Safety, Security & Insurance
in Sao Paulo, Brazil

About the Role

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As a Software Engineer on the Engineering team in Brazil, you will be an early member of Uber's first Tech Center in Latin America! The Trusted identity team plays a crucial role in our mission to thoroughly verify the identity of our customers (riders) and partners( drivers, restaurants, freight companies) while ensuring powerful, intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our continued obsession for innovation in the space is essential to ensure safety as people interact on Uber's platform.

What You'll Do

  • Design and own architecture that spans across Uber's stack and multiple parts of the Identity organization
  • Work on cutting edge technologies to automatically verify images and documents.
  • Build large scale systems to find similarities and relationships between various entities such as users, devices, images etc.
  • Integrate with 3rd parties to perform additional data validations.
  • Leverage digital information, behavior signals and social networking signals to establish trust in users.
  • Build verification products such as facial recognition, voice recognition, biometrics etc.
  • Integrate with business systems dealing with risk, safety, and compliance.
  • Integrate highly reliable safety-aware decisioning engine with Uber's core dispatch system
  • Drive ongoing efficiency and reliability improvements through design and automation: availability, performance, scaling, monitoring and capacity.
  • Mentor and support your fellow teammates, as well as help review the team's technical design, code and documentation

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or related field
  • Solid experience as a Software Engineer
  • Passion for learning new skills and working on high-impact products and excellent record for shipping high-quality product features on schedule.
  • Experience in working on large-scale distributed systems. We use Hadoop/HDFS, Spark, Kafka, Samza, Cassandra, and more
  • Data-driven architecture and systems design
  • Ability to learn new programming languages and technologies. We use Go, Java, Scala and Python
  • Proficient in English

About the Team

Trusted identity team plays a crucial role in our mission to thoroughly verify the identity of our customers (riders) and partners( drivers, restaurants, freight companies) while ensuring powerful, intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our continued obsession for innovation in the space is essential to ensure safety as people interact on Uber's platform.

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At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.